Hamilton, NJ – Kerry Forest Killed in Three-Car Crash on Millville Ave near Pittsburgh AveNY/NJ Legal News
Hamilton, NJ (March 24, 2023) – One woman lost her life in a head-on crash in Hamilton Township on Thursday, March 23. She was identified as 34-year-old Kerry Forest of Cumberland County.
At approximately 5:45 p.m., police responded to the scene on Millville Avenue. According to reports, the accident occurred on Millville Avenue near Pittsburgh Avenue.
A 2007 Hyundai Tucson driven by Forest was headed east on Millville Avenue when she was approaching an S curve west of Pittsburgh Avenue. Her vehicle crossed the center line and struck a 2014 Honda CRV driven by 50-year-old Kelly Connor of Vineland.
The crash continued into a 2021 Jeep Gladiator operated by Todd Ruymen, 44, of Vineland. Both Connor and Ruymen were transported to the hospital with injuries.
A young passenger, age 5, was flown to Cooper Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Traffic was diverted in the area for around four hours while emergency responders worked to secure the scene.
Assisting at the scene were the Laureldale Fire Department, Mays Landing Fire Department, Richland Fire Department, Township of Hamilton Rescue Squad, Dorothy Rescue Squad, AtlantiCare EMS, South Star, and several other agencies.
Police in Hamilton continue to investigate the details of the incident.
We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.
New Jersey Car Accidents
When you or someone you love is hurt in a car accident, you may be going through a very difficult time. You may be stuck in the hospital with painful injuries while you undergo extensive and costly medical care that can be exhausting. Being stuck in the hospital is difficult as it is, but with the added stress of financial strain, you may be stressed out beyond what is manageable.
If this sounds familiar, and you were hurt in an accident, it is important to be able to answer the question of how your accident occurred. If you believe another person is responsible for causing your wreck, you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible. You deserve to be compensated for the losses and damages you face as a result of your accident. You should not have to go broke paying for injuries that were caused by another person or party.
Every year, millions of people suffer injuries in car crashes throughout the United States. A large portion of these injured people are not aware of their legal rights as an injured crash victim. If you know that your crash was caused by a negligent driver, you have the legal right to collect financial compensation that can help pay for the damages brought on by your accident.
A car crash attorney in Hamilton can help you get the compensation you need and deserve during this trying time in your life. You may be eligible to collect compensation for lost wages, pain, suffering, medical care costs, vehicle repair costs, emotional turmoil, and more. Working with a lawyer is definitely in your best interest as you may not be able to get the maximum compensation available for your injuries and losses any other way.
You can reach a skilled and experienced attorney at Metro Law by calling (800) 469-6476 as soon as you can after your accident. Our firm works on contingency which means we do not charge up-front or out-of-pocket costs for our services. We only get paid if you receive compensation for your injuries and damages.
Contact our law firm at your earliest convenience to learn more about your ability to recover with the help of Metro Law.